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Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:59 PM PDT

Congressional Black Caucus Turns Down Trump Invitation

Congressional Black Caucus Turns Down Trump Invitation

The Congressional Black Caucus turned down an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump, telling him Wednesday they believe their concerns are falling on "deaf ears" at the White House and his policies are...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:09 PM PDT

Trump to Hold First Re-Election Fundraiser at His DC Hotel

Trump to Hold First Re-Election Fundraiser at His DC Hotel

President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser will be held at his own Washington, D.C., hotel, NBC News reported. The event, supporting the joint fundraising committee of the Republican National...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 01:22 PM PDT

Russia Cancels Diplomatic Meeting in Wake of US Sanctions

Russia Cancels Diplomatic Meeting in Wake of US Sanctions

The Kremlin voiced displeasure Wednesday about new United States sanctions against Russia and called off much-anticipated talks with a senior U.S administration official in response. The Trump administration...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 06:11 PM PDT

Senate GOP Would Halt Obamacare Penalties, Taxes: Sources

Senate GOP Would Halt Obamacare Penalties, Taxes: Sources

Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:47 AM PDT

Trump, New Saudi Crown Prince Vow to Ease Tension with Qatar

Trump, New Saudi Crown Prince Vow to Ease Tension with Qatar

President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia's new crown prince Wednesday as the U.S. stepped up efforts to mediate a crisis between Qatar and America's closest regional allies. The president called Crown Prince...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:23 PM PDT

LA Street Might Get a New Name: Obama Boulevard

LA Street Might Get a New Name: Obama Boulevard

The president of the Los Angeles City Council hopes to rename a street in his district for former President Barack Obama. Councilman Herb J. Wesson Jr. on Tuesday introduced a motion to change the name of Rodeo...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:06 AM PDT

Pentagon Wasted Millions on Afghani Army Uniform: Watchdog

Pentagon Wasted Millions on Afghani Army Uniform: Watchdog

For the past decade, the Pentagon has authorized an apparently unsuitable uniform choice for Afghan soldiers, one that has cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $28 million, a U.S. government watchdog on Afghanistan...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 09:29 AM PDT

US Pushes China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea

US Pushes China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea

The U.S. pushed China Wednesday to rein in companies that deal with North Korea after President Donald Trump tweeted ahead of the high-level talks that Beijing's efforts to sway its wayward ally weren't...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 05:02 AM PDT

GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hit States Battling Opioid Epidemic

GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hit States Battling Opioid Epidemic

The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up. Medicaid cuts resulting from the GOP legislation would hit...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 11:15 AM PDT

Putin Orchestrated Election Hack, Obama Official Testifies

Putin Orchestrated Election Hack, Obama Official Testifies

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Russian government at President Vladimir Putin's direction clearly conducted cyberattacks on the United States to influence the presidential election, but...

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